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Welcome To 'Iribbin, Khirbat - خربة عربين (القليطات)

District of Acre
Ethnically cleansed days ago


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Picture for 'Iribbin, Khirbat Village - Palestine: : Rubble of the destroyed houses all over the place
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Statistic & Fact Value
Israeli occupation date October 30, 1948
Distance from district 23 (km) Northeast of Acre
Elevation from the sea 450 (meters)
Map location See location #2 on the map

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Military Operation against town Operation Hiram
Attacking Units 'Oded Brigade
Exodus Cause Military assault by Jewish troops
Village remains after destruction Khirbat 'Iribbin was completely destroyed and defaced.
Ethnically cleansing
by Israelis
'Iribbin, Khirbat inhabitants were completely ethnically cleansed.
Pre-Nakba land ownership
Ethnic Group Land Ownership (Dunums)
Arab 11,422
Jewish 0
Public 21
Total 11,463
Year Population
1945 360
1948 418
Est. Refugees 1998 2,565
Nearby wadies & rivers Khirbat 'Iribbin stands high on the north bank of Wadi Karkara.
Archeological sites The village has a khirba which contains the remains of buildings, building foundations, columns, and cisterns.
Exculsive Jewish colonies
that usurped village lands
Adamit and Goren
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Status of The Village Today

According to the Palestinian historian Walid Khalidi, the village remaining structures on the village land are:
"The site is covered with the debris of houses. It also has anumber of wells and caves"

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